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May 4, 2000
Tampa Bay: May 4, 2000
North Pinellas County news

Two candidates join race for commission
Four people -- two Democrats and two Republicans -- are now in the race.

Largo aims to keep workers in fold
Employees who receive special and costly training sometimes take jobs elsewhere, some say. So officials may ask them to sign commitment contracts now.

Water wait could end soon
Oldsmar is thinking of accelerating the pace of getting homes connected to its reclaimed water system.

Inquiry: Workers abused office
Two Tarpon Springs code enforcement employees are accused of harassment and put on administrative leave.

The final Jeopardy answer is: politics
And the question is: What helped ex-Oldsmar City Council member Rosemary Wiseman be ready for the quiz show?

Backers insisting library is no turkey
Fretting over veto fears, supporters of a shared Seminole-SPJC library say it's a model use of tax money.

Charter review board makes its suggestions
OLDSMAR -- The five-member board charged with reviewing the city charter presented its recommendations to City Council members at a meeting Tuesday.

[Times photo: Jim Stem]
Glowing tribute
Outlined by a blue spotlight and donning a fedora, Ray Paris sings I Did It My Way while performing as Frank Sinatra on Wednesday at the Fun 'N Sun Senior Follies 2000 at Countryside High School. "It took me two weeks to find this one," Paris said of the hat. "I finally found it in a small shop in Ybor."

These players are on Top of World
Fun, fitness and frivolity run rampant on the tennis courts at the Top of the World adult community in north Clearwater.

Work environment of bailiffs investigated
LARGO -- The supervisor of Pinellas County court bailiffs has been reprimanded and transferred after an investigation into complaints about a hostile work environment.

[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
A bomb expert backs away as a portable X-ray machine takes a picture of a suspicious devise on the Pinellas Trail.
Scary contraption not explosive
A weird-looking device scares Pinellas Trail joggers off their stride Wednesday. After evacuating nearby residents, authorities say there's no danger.

Keswick school will hold rally
SEMINOLE -- Keswick Christian School will observe a National Day of Prayer during Bible classes Thursday. Also, the school will host a rally for families and friends of the school at 6:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

Thefts can't stop the show at theater
Despite the loss of audio equipment and other items, the owners of the old Capitol Theater still plan to open in June.

Tampa Bay headlines

  • Art for art's sake -- not art for a buck
  • Interest surfaces as sign floats
  • Homeless missions' finances examined
  • Man, 20, guilty in heroin death
  • Sales tax fraud fugitive caught in Vancouver
  • Former boyfriend guilty of killing; life sentence is mandatory
  • Gooden helps replace league's gear
  • Aquarium to open exhibit of sea stars, crabs, shrimp
  • South Pinellas headlines

  • Police ask help catching gambler's killer
  • Wife, 92, dies of injuries in crash
  • Judge promises quick ruling on demolition
  • Hillsborough headlines

  • Arsonist strikes 3 more homes
  • Slashed woman given gift of time
  • Hospital lien law approved
  • Prosecutors defend monitoring Aisenbergs
  • PTA fund missing $5,000 at school where need is high
  • More watering limits a possibility
  • Journey observes Kent State shootings
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